Author: Clive Hirst

Clive Hirst was born and bought up in Frankfort, Kentucky. He was the only child of his parents. He graduated from Kentucky State University and did a major on Microbiology. He is a veteran cyclist and has travelled all across the United States. He is currently working as an assistant professor in a middle eastern College, somewhere in Kurdistan and he still loves cycling when he is not teaching his students.

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Tips to Encourage Family Members to Start Cycling

There are many reasons why cycling is excellent for the environment, our national health and the local economy. However, you need more than words to convince your friends and family that cycling is a great idea! Here are some top tips: Draw up a cycling action plan with tasks for everyone. Then during every session …...

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Best Bike Racks for Audi A6

The Audi A6 is a great car for many reasons. It has great features, it looks sleek and stylish, and it’s reliable. Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks to owning this vehicle. The trunk space isn’t all that large which can make transporting bikes difficult due to the lack of space in the back seat area …...

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Ultimate Guide to Road Bikes

When it comes to cycling, there are many different styles of bikes. Road bikes are one of the most popular types for a variety of reasons. They offer the perfect mix of speed and endurance that make them so well-loved by cyclists everywhere. In this guide, we’ll go over everything you need to know about …...

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Touring Bikes: A Guide

A Touring bike is a type of bicycle that offers an optimal mix of performance, utility and comfort for long-distance cycling. Touring bikes are designed to offer the best possible touring experience with features such as low gears for climbing hills, fat tires for riding over rough terrain or potholed streets without getting a flat...

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Different Types of Bicycle

A few years ago, the only bicycles you would find in a store were mountain bikes and cruiser. Today there are so many different types of bicycle that it can be overwhelming to know which one is right for your needs. There are now road-bikes, BMXs (Bicycle Motocross), folding models – all with specific purposes …...

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Gravel vs Road Bike

If you are interested in getting a new bike, but not sure what kind of bike to get, then this is the article for you. We will go over all the different types of bikes and help you determine which one would be best for your needs. Gravel bikes are an excellent choice if you …...

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How to Prepare for Warm Weather Cycling

If you are a cycling enthusiast, spring is the perfect time to get your bike out of storage and start riding again. If you live in an area where the weather stays warm year-round, then this blog post may not be for you. However, if you live in a place where there are four seasons, …...

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Cycling With Prescription Glasses

Cycling is a great way to get exercise and spend time outdoors. If you are a cycling enthusiast, then it may be hard for you to choose between your prescription glasses or contact lenses when biking on the road. You might not want to wear your contacts while cycling because of the risk of them …...

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How to Upgrade Your Bike

A bike is a relatively small investment, but it can make all the difference in how much you enjoy your commute. If you’re looking to upgrade your old clunker with something new and shiny, we’ve got some tips for upgrading without breaking the bank. Read on for our list of affordable upgrades that will have …...

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Learn to Ride A Cycle As An Adult

When Katie was a little girl, she loved riding her bike. It gave her freedom and independence as she rode the streets of her neighborhood with abandon. She even took up bike racing for a while until it got too expensive to race competitively and all the kids had their driver’s licenses by then. When …...

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